February 17, 2017

Anime Boston 2017 announces second Japanese guest. Rock band OKAMOTO’S to appear at the Northeast’s largest anime convention

Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its second Japanese guest of honor today. Japanese rock band OKAMOTO’S will perform at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 31 through April 2, 2017. OKAMOTO’S is a four-piece rock band from Shinjuku, Tokyo with Okamoto Sho on vocals, Okamoto Kouki on guitar, Hama Okamoto on bass, and Okamoto Reiji on drums. All band members use “Okamoto” as their... Read More

May 26, 2015

JAPAN NIGHT in Taipei Proved the Popularity of Japanese bands!

JAPAN NIGHT in Taipei was held at National Taiwan University Sports Center on May 23rd 2015 (Sat). This marks the second international show for JAPAN NIGHT project and the bands entertained 3500 audience gathered at the venue despite the poring rain. VAMPS and The BONEZ led by JESSE have performed in Taiwan before, but this was the first stage in Taiwan for GazettE. The show went on as long as three and a half hours and each band’s enthusiastic performance was welcomed... Read More

August 5, 2013

OKAMOTO’S to Release Their Album “OKAMOTO’S” in Taiwan and South Korea

The Taiwan and South Korea release of OKAMOTO’S 4th album “OKAMOTO’S” will go on sale during the beginning of August. OKAMOTO’S will not only participate in large events in Japan this summer, but also in the FORMOZ FESTIVAL 2013 to be held on August 4 at the Taipei Expo Park in Taiwan and in the large Asian outdoor festival CITY BREAK to be held in the Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea on August 17. This first-ever overseas album release is a response to the enthusiastic... Read More

June 28, 2013

Hama Okamoto Signs an Endorsement Contract with Fender USA

There was an announcement that the Bassist of OKAMOTO, Hama Okamoto signed an endorsement contract with an instrument maker, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation of the US. Hama Okamoto has been favoring and using the bass of Fender. With this contract, Fender will fully backup him from now on. Hama Okamoto is the first Japanese bassist to sign an endorsement contract with Fender, and he exclaims, “it`s as if my entire life work has been accepted! At the same time, this will... Read More

October 20, 2011

OKAMOTO’S / Lives in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam

With the release of a new album “Yokubou,” OKAMOTO’S is on their one-man tour “Tour 2011 KICK OUT THE EYES” and the tour continues on to overseas, as far as Bong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam. They have participated in various overseas live events such as “S×SW 2010″ in Texas, USA and “CAMA Festival5″ in Vietnam and were highly recognized for their superb performances. [Event Info] Location: Hong Kong Event Title: “Hennessy... Read More

January 1, 2011


Okamoto Sho (vocals) / Okamoto Kouki (guitar) / Hama Okamoto (bass) / Okamoto Reiji (drums) OKAMOTO’S is a four-piece rock band of junior high school classmates. The band name and the members’ names come from avant-garde artist Taro Okamoto and the legendary punk band Ramones, both of whom they highly respect. The band made their major debut when they were age 18, and has released six singles and six albums to date. In 2010, OKAMOTO’S became the youngest Japanese males... Read More